Microsoft Cortana, Siri, or Hey Google - voice recognition in Speaking Email

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Q: Do you use Microsoft Cortana, Siri, or Hey Google?

A: No, we don't use any of these online services. We use the text-to-speech voice synthesis that is built into your phone. We use the default system voice. You can change your system voice in your phone settings.


What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag, reply, or forward. It can be completely by voice command, or use the large on-screen buttons or full screen touch gestures.


Who is it for?

People with blindness or visual impairment. People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving between appointments.


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